THE GOOD SHOPPER
Markets in Bristol
St. Nicholas Market
Commonly known by the locals as St. Nicks, this market is situated in the heart of Bristol and has been trading since 1743. Wander through Bristol’s largest collection of independent retailers to find a plethora of unique stalls boasting local artwork, leather materials, textiles and so much more. You’ll also find a street food market here every Tuesday and Friday containing a diverse blend of permanent vendors and pop-up stalls, meaning there’s always something new to sample.
Monday – Saturday, 9:30am - 5pm
Street food market: Tuesday & Friday, 11am – 2:30pm
Bristol Indies’ Market
Formerly known as Nails Market, the Bristol Indies’ Market is also located in the bustling building of St Nicholas’ Market. Boasting approximately 30 local independent traders selling a spectacular array of artwork, photography, handcrafted jewellery, and vintage clothing, you are bound to unearth a wonderful gem whilst here. This market creates opportunities for customers to shop in an honest and ethical way without sacrificing on style or quality, all whilst supporting small, local Indie artists.
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Friday & Saturday, 10am – 5pm
Harbourside Street Food Market
This vibrant market is just minutes’ walk from the hotel and offers some of the most scenic spots for street food eating in Bristol. It’s a huge hit with locals and tourists alike with small bites available from all corners of the globe. In Winter enjoy warming mulled wine, while in Summer, sip on cold local beers in the sunshine. Here the traders share a passion for creativity, sustainability, ethical sourcing, and most importantly supporting local enterprise.
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Wednesday & Thursday, 12 - 2:30pm.
Saturday and Sunday, 11 – 4
Tobacco Factory Market
Tobacco Factory is the go-to spot for social catchups and enjoying crafts and produce made and grown here in Bristol. Venture 20-minutes over the river, to find a boho vibe nestled amongst 40 food and gift stalls. Here, there is a huge emphasis on fair trade, ethical, organic, and eco-friendly products. This market is not only known for trading goods, but ideas too, with the space providing a base for communities, locals, and trader collaborations.
Photo credit: Tobacco Factory
Sunday, 10am – 3pm
Temple Quay Market
Rejoice with local food lovers at Temple Quay Market and enjoy the very best of street food in the heart of the Temple Quay business quarter. This market was named as one of the top 10 food markets in Europe and showcases the very best of Bristol street food from across the globe. Why not try Niang’s Thai Snacks, Kabala Kitchen, or sample one of the many different line ups available here each week?
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Twice a month every second and fourth Thursday, 11:30am – 2pm
Finzels Reach Market
Finzels Reach Food Market serves street food right in the city centre near the Bristol Bridge. Taking place twice a week, this market focuses on street food every Wednesday and local producers every Friday. Both occasions offer an impressive selection of global food ranging from authentic Thai, Sri-Lankan, and Indian curries to wood-fired pizzas and English cheese. Here, you’ll also find ethically sourced local meat, fruit, veg, and cheese amongst many more delectable delights.
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Wednesdays & Fridays, 11am – 2pm